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Private Rotterdam Architecture Walking Tour
"Meet your guide at Rotterdam Central Station from where your private 3-hour architecture walking tour will start. See the architectural sights of Rotterdam in 3 hours with a private guide. Pass by sights such as Rotterdam's Cube Houses Markthal City Hall Kunsthal Erasmus Bridge and many more. In total you will walk past about 40 architectural sights with your private guide! Learn about these from your personal guide and listen to stories about their creation and the meaning behind the architecture of this unique such as City Hall. Enjoy a relaxing break and a refreshing beverage at a central Rotterdam location after 1.5 hours into the tour. Continue touring Rotterdam after your 30-minute break and enjoy the second half of your architecture walk refreshed your tour will end in central Rotterdam.Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required."
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Private Tour: Rotterdam Walking Tour Including Harbor Cruise
"Your walking tour departs from central Rotterdam at your chosen time. As this is a private tour the exact itinerary can be tailored to your interests; simply notify your guide which sights you'd like to see.Start with a visit to one of the most fascinating architectural projects of post-war Rotterdam the Cubic Houses built by renowned architect Piet Blom. Hear about Blom’s imaginative approach and designs as you step inside these unique high-density housing cubes which are tilted on hexagonal poles. It will change your perspective on modern architecture — literally!From here walk to the Old Harbor (Oude Haven) Rotterdam’s historic harbor whose oldest parts date back to the 14th century. Now a busy waterfront offering a number of fine restaurants and cafés
From EUR55.00
 
Private Tour: Rotterdam Walking Tour Including Harbor Cruise
"Your walking tour departs from central Rotterdam at your chosen time. As this is a private tour the exact itinerary can be tailored to your interests; simply notify your guide which sights you'd like to see.Start with a visit to one of the most fascinating architectural projects of post-war Rotterdam the Cubic Houses built by renowned architect Piet Blom. Hear about Blom’s imaginative approach and designs as you step inside these unique high-density housing cubes which are tilted on hexagonal poles. It will change your perspective on modern architecture — literally!From here walk to the Old Harbor (Oude Haven) Rotterdam’s historic harbor whose oldest parts date back to the 14th century. Now a busy waterfront offering a number of fine restaurants and cafés
From EUR55.00

Old Architecture Tips (30)

Witte Huis

Het Witte Huis (or the White House) was built in 1898, With its 45m it was the highest building in Europe in those days and the first European skyscraper. The building has white glazed tiles with...
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sachara
Oct 13, 2006

BERGPOLDERFLAT

The design of the nine-story block of gallery flats for working-class tenants in the Bergpolder district was very innovative for the 1930s. Each story contains eight standardized flats. The galleries...
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RubenE
Oct 19, 2003

Townhall

The townhall is situated at the Coolsingel. The building of the townhall started in 1914 and was finished in 1920. In contrast to other buildings around the townhall, built in the neo-renaissance...
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sachara
Oct 24, 2006

DE KOSSEL

The Kossel concrete construction system was first used in Rotterdam in the Bloemhof district. The walls, floors and roofs of the dwellings were cast on-site, using prefabricated forms. As well as...
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RubenE
Oct 19, 2003

KIEFHOEK

The Kiefhoek housing complex consists of 291 working-class dwellings, two shops with dwellings, two small warehouses, a dwelling with a communal hot water facility and a church. The Kiefhoek has a...
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RubenE
Oct 19, 2003

PENDRECHT

The repeating pattern or stempel formed the basis of J.B. Bakema's design for Pendrecht. Each residential unit consists of two strips with blocks of flats in three or four stories, three strips of...
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RubenE
Oct 19, 2003

Hotel New York

Rotterdam was nearly completely destroyed during WW2 and is now dominated by modern architecture. So it is nice to discover the one or other historic building between the skyscrapers. The former...
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Airpunk
Feb 03, 2007

The Walloon church

This isn't a very interesting building I guess. Unless perhaps when you're just crazy about churches, like me. But it dates from the 1920's and stood at the very edge of the destroyed part of the...
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OlafS
Sep 17, 2004

The Paradijskerk

The 'paradise church' belongs to the Old-Catholic parish. It looks like a Baroque church from the 17th century but in fact dates from 1910. The church replaced a church from the 18th century of which...
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OlafS
Oct 15, 2004

The cathedral

Yes, Rotterdam has a cathedral. In 1956 the diocese of Rotterdam was founded and instead of building a new cathedral an older church was chosen for this function, the H.H. Laurentius en Elisabeth...
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OlafS
Aug 25, 2004

The White House

There was a time when a building such as the one in this picture was called a skyscraper. In 1897-1898, when it was built, it made quite an impression. 10 storeys! 43 metres tall! Two elevators! It...
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OlafS
Nov 12, 2004

Town Hall - Stadhuis

The town hall is - next to the Sint Laurenskerk - one of the best known buildings from the pre-WWI - era. Built between 1914 and 1920, it was built to replace predecessor buildings close to the...
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Airpunk
Feb 03, 2007
 
 
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Boat Tours

Spido is a well-known organization in the port of Rotterdam, because they arrange all the harbour tours, themed cruises, summer night tours &c. We took a boat trip, the 75 minute tour, on 30...
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Blijdorp Zoo

When you visit Rotterdam Zoo Blijdorp you can take a historical tram for the Central station, which takes you in a few minutes to the zoo. The historical tram is a fun ride and it's cheap as well....
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Port of Rotterdam

The port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe. Covering 105 square kilometers (40.5 sq mi), the port of Rotterdam now stretches over a distance of 40 kilometers (25 mi). It consists of the city...
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Waterstad (Watercity)

The SS Rotterdam was the largest cruise liner ever built in The Netherlands (1958) and can be counted among the most succesful of its kind. Materials, furnishing and art are solely Dutch. The SS...
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Euromast

With it's 185 metres at the highest point, the Euromast is the tallest tower of the Netherlands that's open for the public to visit. I went there in May 2015 and it exceded my expectations. The view...
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Delfshaven

Keep in mind that fishing, shipbuilding and the distillery of jenever were the main sources of income here. The Dutch East India Company had important wharfs and warehouses in the Oude Delfshaven, and...
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